“But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.” – Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NLT)
I recently read through the book of Jeremiah. Actually, I recently finished reading it. I started it way back in July. Honestly, it took me so long because it was a difficult book to read. There were a lot of chapters about battles and cities and Kings and prophets. It was hard to keep it all straight.
But every now and again, I find a gem of a verse that made me stop and really reflect on it. Jeremiah 17:7-8 was one of those verses. [Read more…]